Learn how to play a new minor scale on guitar with this step-by-step E flat minor scale guitar lesson. You’ll learn scale positions, how the scale works, and more!
E flat Minor Scale Guitar Lesson
E flat minor scale notes
There are seven notes in the E flat natural minor scale, and only one note is natural, F.
E flat minor scale formula
The formula for the E flat Minor Scale and every other minor scale is 1-2-b3-4-5-b6-b7.
E flat Minor Scale Intervals (Half and Whole steps)
The half and whole step sequence for the E flat Minor Scale and every other minor scale is:
Scale degrees of the E flat minor scale
E flat Minor Chord
The E flat Minor Chord is the root chord (the 1st chord) in the E flat Minor Scale.
Relative major of E flat minor
The relative major of E flat minor is F# major.
How to play the Eb Minor Scale
You can play the E flat Minor Scale on guitar by finding the Eb note and following the minor scale formula, which results in the notes Eb-F-Gb-Ab-Bb-Cb-Db.
By doing this you’ll end up with countless positions and shapes for the Eb minor scale.
As for this lesson, you’ll look at the Eb minor scales’ CAGED positions and other related lessons.
E Flat Minor Scale CAGED Positions
Modes of Eb minor
The 7 modes of the Eb minor scale are:
- Eb Aeolian
- F Locrian
- Gb Ionian
- Ab Dorian
- Bb Phrygian
- Cb Lydian
- Db Mixolydian